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I'm a fan of antique technology, in particular vintage electronics. A few of my friends, along with myself, are trying to accurately document the history of old technology. We mostly have engineering degrees, so we'll make fewer of the pitfalls, pure historians make. You must look at things dynamically, over time (can anybody say differential equations) to make true sense of history. Looking at it statically, will lead you to many false conclusions.
Bad Remote ? You can always use the camera on your cell phone. It can look into the near IR. But that would be too easy. Use an old phototube, that...
For making a clock, in addition to the inherent divide-by-10 ability, of a dekatron, you also need to be able to divide-by-6 (0,1,2,3,4,5)...
Using an A107 in place of a 1-0f-10 counter, and drive a IN-16 nixie tube.
A107 dekatron is a selector circuit. Similar to an A108, but with a different gas mix. These dekatrons are special since they do not have separate...
A107 Dekatron in a demo circuit. This tube is similar to the A108, but glows a dimmer purple, and needs a higher power supply value...
Bunch of tubes running, with a candy in the middle.
Russian miniature A108 dekatron, in a selector circuit. This tube is even simple than other glow transfer counting tubes, in that the cathodes have...
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| By Charles Wilson
5 years ago
This display was the work of Carson Williams, a Mason, Ohio, electrical engineer who spent about three hours sequencing the 88 Light-O-Rama...
| By Jazz Mann
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Hilarious Aussie spoof ad for toilet paper made out of sandpaper "That oughta sting your ring!".
| By Stephen Muckle
5 years ago